Events — Gigs

King Kurt + Snakerattlers

Legendary psychobilly outfit King Kurt come to The Crescent for the first time in November!
Support from fine York garage rock duo Snakerattlers.

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!!! (Chk Chk Chk)

The NYC dance-punk lifers have been chronicling the perpetual meltdown that is American society for nearly 20 years now, from the clattering full-band thrust of their instantly iconic 2003 single “Me and Giuliani Down by the Schoolyard (A True Story)” to the dark disco of 2017’s wonderfully eclectic Shake the Shudder.

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Skinny Lister

This rum-soaked sextet have run rampant across the UK, and further afield, since 2009. They raise hell and erase purgatory, a whirling dervish of guitars, folk and dancing. 2019’s The Story Is… embraces pop, new wave, even disco while telling stories from fears of living above an arsonist to Hawaii’s 38-minute missile warning – it’s an enchanting flick through tales told in their own inimitable fashion, and very much the Skinny we know and love.

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The Men They Couldn’t Hang

Legendary punk-folk heroes The Men They Couldn’t Hang make a long awaited return to York and we’re delight.
Get yer ticket quick!

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Seth Lakeman

Charismatic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman recorded and released acclaimed, ninth solo album The Well Worn Path on a short break from his whirlwind world tour with rock legend Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters in 2018. Seth has been touring around the world for the last year with Robert Plant, playing as part of his band and also opening shows with his own set.

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Blackbeard’s Tea Party Christmas Show!

The year 2019 marks ten whole years since Blackbeard’s Tea Party first appeared. We know it’s amazing to think we’ve been doing this since we were 12 years old…! We’re delighted to still be here, rabble rousing and getting people dancing. To celebrate we’re embarking on a tour this Autumn and Winter. It would be wonderful to see plenty of you there!

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Lady Bird

Hot young punk trio Lady Bird are the first band to sign on Slaves’ record label. They’ve just finished a tour with the duo and in the spring completed a nine date headline tour of their own in which every date sold out!

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Mostly Autumn

Counted amongst the top 100 best prog bands of all time, their musical palette is diverse. and while they draw on influences from the golden age of seventies’ rock, they have developed their own unique sound and style that both captures some of the essence of that heady era and yet looks forward into the future.

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The Utopia Strong

Kavus Torabi, Michael York and Steve Davis have fused Modular Synthesisers with conventional and traditional instruments to create a weird and joyous celebration of all that is good about left field psychedelic music.

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New York Brass Band Xmas Party ft. LEKIDDO – Lord of The Lobsters!

The New York Brass Band Christmas Party on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th December promises to bring some of the best of Glastonbury’s Theatre and Circus Field to Yorkshire for a massive Xmas party. New York Brass Band and Lekiddo Lord of the Lobsters have done over 100 sets at Glastonbury since 2011 it’s our first collaboration in Yorkshire

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